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Lebanese Taverna

1101 S Joyce St, Arlington, VA 22202-2064
+1 703-415-8681
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1101 S Joyce St, Arlington, VA 22202-2064
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved it so much came back for lunch the next day after having dinner the night before. Tried falafel. Humus. Chicken. Lentil soup. Rice. The bread. Wonderful food. Want to try all the menu. You should come Service is very friendly

Thank Jaime U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Luckily we had an expert with us, a friend who is Lebanese. He helped guide our choices for appetizers and dinners. We had hummus, babaganoush, falafels and it was the best hummus I've had. The Pentagon Row location had indoor and outdoor seating. I'd make...More

Thank Nena_Skidoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for dinner with our son's girlfriend Sunday night. The Baba Ghanoush, Spanakopita and Maanek (beef & veal mini sausages with pine nuts) were all excellent. The Tatayer Trio was OK. I asked if it was a combination of spinach & cheese pies but...More

Thank Stu C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing food and service ! The are three locations. I've eaten at two of the three. Both excellent !

Thank nancysantos33143
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On our way into DC we stopped at Pentagon Row and with TRIP ADVISORS " near me now " discovered this restaurant. The place itself was very busy seeing it was only a Thursday evening.Not quite the weekend. WE started with an order of the...More

Thank Bornabrit
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are plenty of delicious dishes, but getting the sampler platter seems to be the way to go. The sampler platters have nine different items and can easily be shared by two people - we actually got two samplers for three people and it was...More

Thank RYC88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here for the first time this week. We ordered the Taverna Platter and the Chefs Platter for the three of us and that, along with the endless bread, was plenty. Most of what we had was excellent, a few things very good, and few...More

Thank 5Psi
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The positive reviews on trip advisor were absolutely accurate. Making online reservations was very straightforward and made planning the evening very easy. The service was unbelievably friendly and warm. The warm pitas and sesame seed olive oil were a much appreciated pre meal snacks. We...More

Thank Anna_Maria39_11
Reviewed May 13, 2017

Last year I started a new family tradition of going out to Easter dinner at a tapas style restaurant. In 2016, we enjoyed a feast at Jaleo in Arlington. This year, we opted for the Lebanese Taverna. I have dined at this place more than...More

Thank Jim W
Grace S, Owner at Lebanese Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2017

We are glad you dined with us and tried so many mezzas! We hope to see you again for more!

Reviewed May 10, 2017

We ate most recently at Lebanese Taverna on a Sunday evening. We have eaten there several times. The food, service, drinks and ambiance are all excellent! The menu is extensive middle eastern with many types of hummos, eggplant, schwarma and kebobs. All of our selections...More

Thank Roger M
Grace S, Owner at Lebanese Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2017

Thank you for your review and recommendation! We look forward to seeing you again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 S Joyce St, Arlington, VA 22202-2064
    (Army Navy Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Metro Pentagon City - blue and yellow lines
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-415-8681
  • E-mail
Lebanese Taverna Pentagon Row offers a warm and vibrant dining atmosphere with the beauty of traditional Arabic features. The 80 seat outdoor cafe serves as the neighborhood gathering spot for outdoor summer concerts series and Ice Skating in the winter. Located in the center courtyard of Pentagon Row Shops by the ice rink.
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